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closer to their beer merger. warren buffett announced 80s buying is food giant heinz. and if u.s. regulators allow it, usair will take over bankrupt american airlines creating the world's biggest airline in the process. that deal is good for investors but passengers worry airfares will salute up. but take a look at this. just after airline deregulation came into effect, there were 20 major airlines in the united states. by 1990, there were only 12 major airlines in operation. today just seven and with "uss air and american merging we'll be down six. usair and american don't have a lot of overlapping routes or hubs. in the end there will only be about out routes out of the 9000 or so that will be served by one airline. they may see fares go up. but look at this. since 1979, prices for an average domestic economy airfare have dropped from $579 then to $365 now though they have started to tick up a little bit lately. so so much for that myth that merging airlines causes prices to go up. thanks for watching me this week. find me on niceback at facebook.com/ali velshi "see you monday
in services that you use every day. we're going to start with the food you eat. the agriculture department predicts meat inspector furloughs meaning that meat and poultry and plants would have to shut down nationwide for up to 15 days. the agriculture department twharns could create a meat, poultry and egg shortage. you'd end up paying for to get them. there would also be about 2100 fewer food safety inspections every year. the department of homeland.security says expect longer waits at airport security checkpoints. the department of the interior says if you're going on vacation, there will be reduced hours and services at 398 national parks. visitor programs at nearly all 5618 refuges would end. education now, the department of cakes says 86% of school districts not be able to make up the losses of sequestration in the next school year. and it the cuts could even impact programs you don't even know you need yet. fema says the disaster relief fund for severe weather survivors could be cut by more than $1 billion. all of these numbers are coming from these letters that agency heads sent to
head. >>> and how about this for adorable. born without the use of his hind legs, this piglet has become an internet sensation. ♪ >> it doesn't get cuter. a quick-thinking vet made him a wheelchair from a set of knex toys. he's been wheeling and dealing ever since. his name, chris p. bacon. for more on his story, go to cnn.com. i'm loving that. >>> a new video on youtube showcases an apparent security flaw in the iphone 5. according to the video, iphone passwords can be hacked giving the owner to make calls, tinker with your contact list. involves using another phone to call the targeted phone, and then playing with the power button, no comment so far from apple. >>> a montana tv station says hackers broke into their emergency alert system this week and aired a warning that the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. listen here. >> civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. >> a local paper,
children are being taken away from us. >> the president said children from violence-laden opportunities need help to get ahead. >>> this week, a meteor shower, asteroid, and now a fireball? this happened in the bay area last night. folks in that area say it looked like a shooting star. cnn does not know the source of the lights, but we are efforting an official statement for you. [ crash ] >>> first it was a flash across the sky and sonic booms. now the cleanup begins a day after that pakistani lar meteor -- spectacular meteor blast shook russia. people are trying to repair the damage. more than 1,000 have been injured, most from shattered glass. phil black is in the area where this happened. how much damage are we talking about, and what's the cost look like? >> reporter: susan, it's widespread. but not really substantial. most of the damage was inflicted upon glass and window frames. a big cleanup and repair operation to fix that is underway. the latest estimate from russian authorities here, though, is that the total bill will be around $300 million. >> do we know specifically about
to documents, huntley used the n-word and reached over and slapped the boy. the company he works for says he has been suspended pending an investigation. >>> today is clean-up day in russia. these guys are replacing windows and sweeping up broken glass just like people all over a huge part of southern russia are doing, just about every glass window in an area covering 80,000 square miles smashed at the same time yesterday. nasa calls this a once in a century event. a meteor, pretty sizeable one, as a matter of fact, screamed out of the sky and slammed to earth. more than 1,000 people were hurt and thousands of buildings damaged. cnn's phil black is in russia. he hit the road today, trying to find the spot where the meteor landed. >> are we're walking on a frozen lake. it's about a 90-minute drive west. we're here because locals say a big fragment from the meteor punched through the ice. and is now sitting at the bottom of the lake. [ speaking in russian ] >> that was a very firm no. these police officers said it is prohibited for us to be here, to shoot video here, to try and walk any furthe
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